Name AA % Description Substitutes
Admiral 14.50% Known for its bittering potential. U.K. Challenger, U.K. Northdown, U.K. Target
Ahtanum 6.00% Floral, citrus, sharp, and piney. Amarillo, Cascade
Amarillo 8.60% Citrusy, flowery. Cascade, Centennial
Apollo 20.00% A high alpha acid varietal known for its disease resistance. Zeus
Aquila 7.00%
Aurora 8.00% Northern Brewer
B. C. Goldings 5.00%
Banner 11.00%
Belma 12.10% Clean bitterness, citrus, tropical fruit flavors.
Boadicea 9.00% Spicy
Bobeck 7.00% U.K. Fuggle
Bramling Cross 6.50% Quite mild, fruity currant aroma. U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety
Bravo 15.50% Apollo, Zeus
Brewer's Gold - German 7.00% Black currant, fruity, spicy. Bullion, Galena, Northdown, Northern Brewer
Brewer's Gold - U.S. 9.00% Bittering hop with neutral aroma character. Bullion
Bullion 8.00% A rich hop primarily used for bittering. Intense blackcurrant aroma. Columbus, Northern Brewer
Calypso 13.00% Exhibits pleasant fruity notes-apple, pear, fruit punch.
Cascade - Argentina 5.00% Different than US grown Cascades with more of a spicy flavor and lemony aroma. Any noble hops
Cascade - New Zealand 8.00% Similar to US Cascade, has floral, citrus grapefruit character. Ahtanum, Cascade, Centennial
Cascade - U.S. 7.00% Pleasant, flowery, spicy, and citrusy. Can have a grapefruit flavor. Amarillo, Centennial, possibly Columbus
Celeia 6.00% Moderate and pleasant zesty bitterness with matching floral aroma, making its use widespread in both ale and lager brewing. Stores very well. Styrian Golding
Centennial 10.00% Medium with floral and citrus tones. Cascade, possibly Columbus
Challenger 8.50% Mild to moderate, quite spicy. Northern Brewer, U.S. or German Perle
Chinook 13.00% Mild to medium-heavy, spicy, piney, and grapefruity. Columbus, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target
Citra 11.00% Intense flavor
Cluster 6.50% Medium and quite spicy. Galena
Columbia 8.80%
Columbus 15.00% Pleasant, with pungent aroma. Chinook, Northern Brewer, Nugget, U.K. Target
Comet 11.00%
Crystal 4.30% Mild and pleasant, spicy and flowery. French Strisslespalt, Hallertauer, Hersbrucker, Liberty, Mt. Hood
East Kent Goldings 5.00%
El Dorado 16.00% candy-like
Ella 16.30% Dual purpose hop that displays floral and subtle spice notes. When used as a late addition or dry hop, it imparts grapefruit and topical flavors.
Eroica 12.00% Strong but pleasant aroma. Chinook, Galena, Nugget
Falconer's Flight 10.00%
First Gold 7.50% A little like Golding family; spicy. maybe Crystal, U.K. Kent Golding
Fuggles - U.K. 4.50% Mild, pleasant, hoppy, and robust. Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette
Fuggles - U.S. 4.50% Mild and pleasant, earthy and fruity. Styrian Golding, U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette
Galaxy 16.00% When used as a late addition or dry hopped, it contributes a pungent flavor of passionfruit and citrus.
Galena 13.00% Medium but pleasant hoppiness, citrusy. Chinook, Nugget, Pride of Ringwood
German Tradition 7.00% Very fine and similar to Hallertauer Mittelfrüh. Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Hersbrucker
Glacier 5.50% Dual purpose hop with a citrus earthy aroma. Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger, Willamette
Goldings 4.50% Mild, extremely pleasant, and gently hoppy. U.K. Golding, U.K. Progress, Whitbread Golding Variety
Green Bullet 14.00% Dual purpose hop. Crystal, Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Mt. Hood, Ultra
Hallertau - Domestic 3.90%
Hallertau Aroma 8.50% A dual purpose hop which has been used to replace Perle Perle
Hallertau Blanc 12.00% Winey, passion fruit, grapefruit, gooseberry, pineapple character.
Hallertau Hersbrucker 4.00%
Hallertau Mittelfruh 3.75% Mild and pleasant. German Tradition, Liberty, Ultra
Hallertauer 5.50% Very mild, pleasant, and slightly flowery, some spicy. Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Ultra
Hallertauer Gold 12.00% Known for its aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Crystal, Mt. Hood
Hallertauer Tradition 5.50% Known for its aromatic properties. A replacement for Hallertauer Mittelfrüh. Crystal, Liberty
Herald 12.00% New dual-purpose hop
Herkules 17.00% bittering hop
Hersbrucker 4.00% Mild to semi-strong, pleasant, hoppy. French Strisslespalt, Mt. Hood
Horizon 12.50% Pleasantly hoppy. Magnum
Huell Melon 8.00% Honeydew melon and strawberry aroma.
Huller Bitterer 5.75%
Kent Goldings 5.00% Gentle, fragrant, and pleasant. U.K. Progress, U.S. Golding, Whitbread Golding Variety
Kohatu (New Zealand) 3.00% Aroma hop with high essential oils and intense floral characters of pine needles and tropical fruit.
Legacy (U.S.) 0.00% Clean grapefruit, floral, black currant notes and a spicy aroma.
Liberty 4.00% Mild and clean aroma, slightly spicy character. Hallertauer, Hallertauer Tradition, Mt. Hood
Lublin 4.50% Mild and typical of noble aroma types, spicy, herbal. Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger
Magnum - German 15.00% Known for bittering value and quality. Northdown, Northern Brewer
Magnum - U.S. 14.00% High alpha variety Northdown, Northern Brewer
Mandarina Bavaria 10.00% Mandarin orangey flavor and aroma. Cascade
Marynka 12.00% New hop variety with intense aroma
Merkur 15.00% high-alpha, bittering hop Magnum
Millenium 15.50% Mild, herbal, similar to Nugget. Nugget
Mosaic 13.50% Both fruity and containing grassy, floral, earthy notes. Nugget, Simcoe
Motueka 7.00% New aroma hop Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz
Mount Hood 4.80% Mild, pleasant, and clean, somewhat pungent and resiny. Crystal, French Strisslespalt, Hersbrucker
Mount Rainier 6.20% Only available in 2012 Hallertauer
Nelson Sauvin 12.50% Unique hop with grape-like flavor
Newport 15.50% Fairly pungent. Galena, Nugget
Northdown 8.60% Fruity with some spiciness.
Northern Brewer - German 7.80% Medium-strong with some wild tones. Chinook, U.S. Northern Brewer
Northern Brewer - U.S. 7.80% Medium-strong with some wild tones. Chinook, Nugget
Northwest Golding 5.00% Known for aromatic properties.
Nugget 14.00% Quite heavy and herbal. Chinook, Columbus, Galena, U.K. Target
Olympic 12.00% Mild to medium, citrusy aroma, spicy. Chinook
Omega 10.00%
Opal 8.00% German dual-purpose hop Styrian Golding
Orbit 0.00% Orbit is different each year as it uses a proprietary blend of hops specially selected out of the New Zealand "Hops with a Difference" breeding program.
Orion 7.00%
Pacific Gem 15.40% Bittering hop with a woody character.
Pacific Jade 14.00% A "soft" bittering hop with spicy and citrus aroma qualities.
Pacifica 6.00% An aroma hop with some citrus and floral character Hallertau family
Palisade 7.50% Some "American" characteristics. Perhaps Cascade
Perle - German 8.20% Moderately intense, good and hoppy, fruity and a little spicy. Northern Brewer, U.S. Perle
Perle - U.S. 9.50% Known for its aromatic and bittering properties, pleasant and slightly spicy. Chinook, Cluster, Galena, Northern Brewer
Phoenix 10.00% Similar to U.K. Challenger. U.K. Challenger, U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Northdown
Pilgrim 13.00% U.K. Challenger, U.K. Target
Pioneer 9.00% A mild, typical English aroma. U.K. Kent Golding
Polaris 24.00% Minty, icy quality.
Premiant 12.50% A dual purpose variety with a balanced bitterness and slightly spicy aroma
Pride of Ringwood 10.00% Quite pronounced, woody, earthy, herbal. Cluster, Galena
Progress 6.25% Moderately strong, good aroma. Fuggle, U.K. Kent Golding
Record 6.50%
Riwaka 6.50% Citrusy, grapefruit aroma hop Czech Saaz, possible American "C" hops
Saaz - Czech 3.50% Very mild with pleasant hoppy notes, earthy, spicy, and herbal. U.S. Saaz
Saaz - U.S. 5.00% Mild and pleasant, earthy and spicy. Czech Saaz
Santiam 6.50% Noble characteristics. German Spalt, German Spalt Select, German Tettnanger
Saphir 14.00% Mild aroma hop. Any noble hops
Satus 13.00% Known for its bittering and aromatic properties. Galena
Select 6.00% Noble-type aroma Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Tettnanger
Simcoe 12.70% A bittering and aromatic hop.
Sladek 6.00% A dual-purpose Saaz hybrid. Czech Saaz, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger
Smaragd 6.00% fine aroma
Sorachi Ace 11.10% Bittering hop with lemony aroma
Southern Cross 14.00% Piney, resinous bittering hop
Sovereign 6.00% mild flavor U.K. Fuggle
Spalt 4.50% Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy. German Spalt Select, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger
Spalt Select - German 6.00% Very fine Spalter-type aroma. German Spalt, U.S. Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger
Spalt Select - U.S. 5.00% Medium intensity and pleasant hoppy qualities. Medium-strong aroma with wild American tones. Saaz, Tettnanger
Sterling 8.70% Herbal, spicy, pleasant aroma, hint of floral and citrus. Saaz
Sticklebract 11.50%
Strisselspalt 3.50% Medium intensity, pleasant, hoppy. Crystal, Hersbrucker, Mt. Hood
Styrian Goldings 5.50% Delicate, slightly spicy. U.K. Fuggle, U.S. Fuggle, Willamette
Summer 6.40% A hop variety formerly known as Summer Saaz that has a gentle floral aroma, slightly earthy. Expect apricot and stone fruit notes when used in dry hopping.
Summit 18.50% Ultra high-alpha bittering hop Simcoe
Sun 16.00% High-alpha hop with intense character Magnum
Super Alpha 13.00% Earthy, piney bittering hop.
Super Pride 14.00% A high alpha variety bred from Pride of Ringwood. Pride of Ringwood
Super Styrians 9.00%
Talisman 8.00%
Target 11.50% Pleasant English hop aroma, quite intense. Fuggle, Willamette
Taurus 17.00% High-alpha hop Magnum
Tettnanger - German 5.50% Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, herbal. German Spalt, German Spalt Select, Saaz, U.S. Tettnanger
Tettnanger - U.S. 4.50% An aromatic hop, mild and slightly spicy. Czech Saaz, German Spalt, Santiam
Tomahawk 15.00% Primarily a bittering hop. Columbus
Topaz 17.70% A dual purpose hop, Topaz adds a resinous, grassy flavors; however, with later additions and in higher gravity brews, light tropical fruit flavors (some say lychee) become more pronounced.
Ultra 4.50% Very good to outstanding, some Saaz-like qualities. Aromatic properties similar to Hallertauer. Hallertauer Tradition, Liberty, Saaz
Vanguard 5.00% Aroma similar to continental European types. Hallertauer Mittelfrüh, Saaz
Vic Secret 17.00% An aroma hop with resinous, grassy and mild fruit flavors. Late and dry hop additions introduce appealing clean and distinct pineapple and pine characters. Lighter and less dominant than Galaxy.
Wai-iti 3.40% Aroma hop with a startlingly citrus aroma made up of mandarin, lemon and lime zest Saaz
Waimea 19.00% High alpha but also lots of oils giving fresh tangelo and citrus fruit aroma with pine needles
Warrior 16.00% A bittering and aromatic hop. Nugget
Whitbread Golding 6.00% Quite pleasant and hoppy, moderately intense. U.K. Kent Golding, U.K. Progress
Willamette 4.50% Mild and pleasant, slightly spicy, fruity, floral, a little earthy. Styrian Golding, U.S. Fuggle, U.S. Tettnanger
Wye Target 10.00%
Yakima Cluster 7.00% Used as a kettle hop for bittering.
Yamhill Goldings 4.00%
Yeoman 7.25%
Zenith 9.00%
Zeus 16.00% Aromatic and pleasant. Columbus
Zythos 11.00%